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Doe Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hunderthwaite, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5774 / 54°34'38"N

Longitude: -1.9926 / 1°59'33"W

OS Eastings: 400576

OS Northings: 520237

OS Grid: NZ005202

Mapcode National: GBR GHJH.DX

Mapcode Global: WHB4C.C6DR

Entry Name: Doe Park

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111240

Location: Hunderthwaite, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Hunderthwaite

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

HUNDERTHWAITE B6277
NZ 02 SW
(West side,off)
11/75 Doe Park
12/1/67
II*
Country house. Circa 1700 with later addition. Dressed yellow sandstone with
grey sandstone dressings. Stone-flagged roof and stone chimney stacks. Tall
main block with low addition to right.

Symmetrical garden front: 2 storeys plus basement, 5 bays; centre bay breaks
forward. Basement has flush quoins; centre bay and ends, above string course,
have raised-and-chamfered quoins. All openings in architraves. 8-step
concave-plan perron stair, supported on segmental arches, leads to central
doorway with 5-panel double doors and 3-pane overlight, pulvinated frieze and
cornice. Basement: 2 side-hung 9-pane casements, with thick glazing bars, to
left of stair; C20 solid gabled porch and replaced 6-pane sash to right.
Replaced 12-pane sashes above string course. Eaves cornice and solid panelled
parapet break forward over centre bay. Steeply-pitched roof with coped gables.
Stepped left end and ridge stacks; corniced right end stack.

One-storey addition has a 4-pane sash, steeply-pitched roof and right end stack.

Narrow returns of main block have 2-pane sashes, some blocked, in projecting
flat-faced surrounds.

6-bay rear has raised-and-chamfered quoins. All openings in architraves.
Basement has altered openings: solid gabled C20 porch in bay 5 conceals centre-
hinged 2-leaf, 3-panel door; 8-pane sashes above with thick glazing bars,
several are fixed and one is blocked. Eaves raised, possibly replacing a
parapet. Roof with coped gabled and shaped kneelers.

Plain interior. Several 3-panel doors. Large, square stone fireplace in
basement. Dogleg staircase to rear has closed, moulded string, thin turned
balusters and a moulded grip handrail. 4 adzed, principal-rafter trusses with
pegged collars, 2rows of trenched purlins and supplementary principals to rear
span.


Listing NGR: NZ0057620237

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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